Category Archives: Evaluation

Testing & Evaluating new search interfaces

Hutchinson, H.B., Druin, A., Bederson, B. (2007) Supporting elementary-age children’s searching and browsing: Design and evaluation using the International Children’s Digital Library. JASIST, 58(11), 1618-1630. General comments: This article discusses the methodology and results of a series of user studies … Continue reading

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Digital libraries’ support for the user’s ‘information journey’

Adams, A., & Blandford, A. (2005). Digital libraries’ support for the user’s ‘information journey’. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries, JCDL ’05 (pp. 160–169). New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi:10.1145/1065385.1065424 ABSTRACT “The temporal elements of … Continue reading

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Additional References

Börner, K., Chen, C. and Boyack, K. W. (2003), Visualizing knowledge domains. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 37: 179–255. doi: 10.1002/aris.1440370106 Chen, C. (2010), Information visualization. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics. 2 (4): 387-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wics.89 Chen, C., Paul, R.J.  (2001), … Continue reading

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Selected results of a comparative study of four ontology visualization methods for information retrieval tasks

Citation Katifori. A., Torou. E., Vassilakis. C., Lepouras, G., Halatsis, C.. Selected results of a comparative study of four ontology visualization methods for information retrieval tasks. Research Challenges in Information Science, 2008: 133 – 140 Summary This paper is a … Continue reading

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A Flexible Approach for User Evaluation of Biomedical Ontologies

Gilbert Maiga and Ddembe Williams.A Flexible Approach for User Evaluation of Biomedical Ontologies.International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 62-74, December 2008. Available at http://www.ijcir.org/volume2-number2/article6.pdf The author discussed the existing approaches to ontology evaluation and … Continue reading

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Compound descriptors in context: a matching function for classifications and thesauri

Citation Tudhope, D., Binding, C., Blocks, D., & Cunliffe, D. (2002). Compound descriptors in context. Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries – JCDL ’02 (p. 84). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. doi: 10.1145/544220.544235. Summary … Continue reading

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The KOS spectra: a tentative typology of Knowledge Organization Systems

The KOS spectra: a tentative typology of Knowledge Organization Systems Renato Rocha Souza (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) Douglas Tudhope (University of Glamorgan, UK) Maurício Barcellos Almeida (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) http://mba.eci.ufmg.br/downloads/ISKO%20Rome%202010%20submitted.pdf Summary On the basis of … Continue reading

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Qualitative Evaluation of Thesaurus-Based Retrieval

Citation: Blocks, D., Binding, C., Cunliffe, D., & Tudhope, D. (2002). Qualitative Evaluation of Thesaurus-Based Retrieval. In Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 2458, pp. 75-107). Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. Goals of Research: … Continue reading

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A user-centred evaluation framework for the sealife semantic web browsers

The authors designed a common evaluation framework for the Sealife Semantic Web Browsers including COHSE-NeLI based on the Conceptual Open Hypermedia System, CORESE-NeLI based on the CORESE engine and the GoPubMed/GoGene and tested the hypotheses(shorted for H) the authors proposed … Continue reading

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